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Fall Clean-Up Day

The Annual Fall Clean-Up Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 at the St. Louis Park Municipal Service Center, 7305 Oxford Street. The event is for St. Louis Park residents only, personal identification will be required.

For a fee:

  • Bulky items for disposal (e.g. furniture, toys, remodeling supplies, equipment, etc.).
  • Appliances and CRT Monitors, Box/Tube TV's.
  • Tires (collected for shredding and reuse).
  • Mattresses and box springs can be brought to the event for recycling, regardless of size.

See the price list or call Waste Management at (763) 783-5423 for fee information. Cash or checks only.

For no charge:

  • Bicycles in any condition.
  • Electronics – EXCLUDES CRT Monitors, Box/Tube TV's.
  • Gently used items for donation to the Vietnam Vets.
  • Textile recycling – Bring torn and worn clothes, shoes (pairs only), linens, towels, fabric scraps and rags for free recycling. Clean and dry only please.
  • Scrap metal recycling – Bring in old metal grills, steel shelving, bed frames etc. Lawn mowers and snow blowers must be drained of all fluids.
  • Paper shredding – Bring in your papers for free shredding. Limit three grocery-sized bags per vehicle. Shredded paper will be recycled.
  • Fluorescent bulb recycling – Limit 10 bulbs per vehicle. Bring in your expired, unbroken fluorescent bulbs (including compact fluorescent lights, U-tube and circline fluorescent tubes, bug zappers, black lights, germicidal bulbs, high output bulbs and cold-cathode fluorescent bulbs) for proper disposal.

Not accepted:
Tree debris, yard waste, garbage, recyclables, concrete and hazardous waste will not be accepted.

The Clean-Up Day is sponsored by Waste Management and City of St. Louis Park and is provided as a lower-cost alternative to home pick up. Call Public Works at (952) 924-2562 for more information.

Fare For All

updated: Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Food That Makes Cents
All ages
Fare For All is a cooperative food purchasing program that sells groceries at discounted prices and is open to anyone and everyone. There is no pre-registration and many forms of payment are accepted.
Tuesdays, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 25
4 – 6 p.m.

Central Community Center, 6300 Walker St.
For more information and future Fare For All distribution dates:

Frozen Art Camp

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Come explore the magic of winter in a whole new way! This highly anticipated camp inspired by the Disney movie Frozen will entertain and delight your child. They will love creating snow globes, clay sculptures, sparkly castles scenes and more all featuring their favorite characters from the movie. The kids will get to work with a variety of different...

33rd Annual Halloween Party

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

The creatures at Westwood Hills Nature Center have nature games, refreshments and special activities waiting for you and your family. We offer two decorated theme trails: Mother Nature’s Trail for those who prefer bright, friendly creatures handing out treats and Mystery Mini Golf for those looking to play a round of golf in the dark woods at...

Goblins on Ice

updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

All ages
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating during our annual Halloween skating event – one of our favorite holidays! Free rental skates are available and costumes are welcome.
Friday, Oct. 24, Noon – 1:30 p.m. and/or 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free; no registration required.
Don’t forget to check out the thrills and chills at the Great Pumpkin Carve Event in Wolfe Park on Friday evening.

Little Goblin Bash and Pumpkin Hunt

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Come in your costume and boo-gie down! The banquet room will be turned into Halloween central with fun music and Halloween treats supplied by Byerly’s. All registered participants will get to pick out a pumpkin from our Wolfe Park pumpkin patch! After the event, enjoy free ice skating and free skate rental until 9 p.m. Pre-registration required...

The Great Pumpkin Carve at Wolfe Park

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

We are going pumpkin crazy this October with the St. Louis Park Great Pumpkin Carve event at Wolfe Park. We have always said our jack-o-lanterns are on the cutting edge and we need your help – our goal is to have hundreds of carved pumpkins light up the amphitheater at Wolfe Park. Everyone is invited to carve a pumpkin (or two, or three, or four...

Great Pumpkin Fest 2014

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
Come up to The Shops at West End for some friendly Halloween-themed fun. Trick-or-Treat around the shops, boogie down to the tunes of Radio Disney, and participate in the costume contest and other fun games around the Shops. Bring a non-perishable food item for STEP.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.

Spooktacular Halloween Art

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 5 – 12
In this spooktacular class, kids will have fun making Halloween arts and crafts. From scardey cats to funny witches we’ll have fun drawing, painting, and sculpting clay…we’ll even use glow-in-the-dark to decorate some of our masterpieces!
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 5 – 7 p.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
$21 per child (resident) / $24 (non-resident)
Activity #7767
Registration deadline: Oct. 27


updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 3 – 6
Get ready for trick or treating as we explore the fun side of Halloween! We’ll paint, collage and mold clay creating scary cats, funny bats…AND our own glow-in-the-dark necklace to wear on Halloween.
Thursday & Friday, Oct. 30 & 31, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
$50 per child (resident) / $55 (non-resident)
Activity #7766
Registration deadline: Oct. 24

Paint With Your Lil Pumpkin Grandparent & Me

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ages 3 – 6 accompanied by a grandparent
What’s round, orange and comes to life around Halloween? Pumpkins of course! Come get into the Halloween spirit with your grandchild (ren) while decorating a pumpkin together. We’ll also decorate a yummy pumpkin cookie and enjoy some warm apple cider!
Friday, Oct. 31, 10 – 11 a.m.
Lenox Community Center Cafeteria, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd.
$6 per child, Activity #8000
Registration deadline: Oct. 24


updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

Halloween is over and your pumpkins are starting to look tired! Your first thought may be to lug them to the garbage bin which just fills-up space at the landfill. There are better ways to get rid of your old pumpkins. Give your pumpkins another life as compost or food for farm animals. Free pumpkin recycling is being offered to residents of St. Louis...

Tiny Picassos

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 2 – 5
In this thrilling class, we combine captivating stories and nursery rhymes with art creation! Your child will enjoy stories, sing songs and have a blast creating art based on the book of the day. Little fingers experiment with painting, gluing, sticking, printing and creating while developing fine motor, language and self-help skills.
Fridays, Nov. 7 – Dec. 12, 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
(Dec. 5 class will be in the Wolfe Park Pavilion.)
$72 per child (resident) / $80 (non-resident)
Activity #7990

If you would like to register an additional child, you may do so at The Rec Center front desk or by fax/mail.
$36 per additional child (resident) / $41 (non-resident)
Registration deadline: Oct. 31

Design Guidelines - South Side of Excelsior Blvd

updated: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

LHB will lead a process of working with the local community to create design guidelines for the south side of Excelsior Boulevard between Quentin and France Avenues. This commercial and residential strip continues to receive development/redevelopment pressures. Developing “Design Guidelines” has been a useful tool for the city...

Puppet Show: Turkey Tales

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

All ages (children must pay and be accompanied by a paid adult)
All the animal puppets think the turkey puppet should be worried about Thanksgiving. Come hear why he is carefree. Check out the wild turkey artifacts before the show. Afterwards join the naturalist for a hike to look for Westwood’s flock of wild turkeys.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 3 – 4 p.m.
Westwood Hills Nature Center, 8300 W. Franklin Ave.
$4 per person (resident) / $5 (non-resident)
Activity #7917
Registration deadline: when program is full.

Kids Turkey Bingo

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 6 – 12 (children must be accompanied by an adult)
Spend the morning at The Rec Center playing bingo. Prizes awarded for the winners of each bingo game. Registrants can stay for free ice skating/skate rental after bingo.
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. – Noon
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive.
$5 per child (resident) / $6 (non-resident)
Activity #7794
Registration deadline: Nov. 24

Turkeys on Ice

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating! Enjoy holiday skating just before the turkey and stuffing. Free rental skates available.
Wednesday, Nov. 26, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Free; no registration required.

Holiday Craft Party - Ornament Making

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 18 month – 6 years (child must be accompanied by an adult)
All new ornaments for 2014! Join us for an ornament making party. We will set up four stations, each with a different ornament project. These ornaments will make great keepsakes or holiday gifts! Come and create them right along with your child in this hands-on class. This is a great class for siblings to take together!
Friday, Dec. 5, 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
$12 per child (resident) / $17 (non-resident)
Activity #7763
Registration deadline: Dec. 1

Star Wars-R2D2 Art

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Obi Wan Kenobi and Anakin would be proud of the Star Wars masterpiece your young Jedi will create in this class. The kids will be constructing their own mini R2D2 out of Model Magic clay. Leave the light sabers at home – our creativity will be our weapon of choice. May the force be with you! Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child...

U.G.L.Y. Sweater Dash

updated: Monday, August 11, 2014

Join us on this ugliest of sweaters dash. Adorn that treasure you have put in the closet since last year, put on that masterpiece you just created, or simply smile at the creativity you see as you run by them. This course will loop through Louisiana Oaks Park and the lighted trees of Oak Hill Park during the early brisk days of December. Afterwards...

I Heart Art Camp

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Spend winter break creating art! Painting, drawing, clay - it’s all awesome! We will experiment with many techniques, materials and styles as we make 3-D owls, stylized self-portraits, clay coil creations and more. Put on your apron and come create with us. We’ll do it all at this artsy camp! Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your...

8th Annual Crime Fund Golf Tournament

updated: Monday, August 25, 2014

The primary purpose of St. Louis Park Police Department’s Crime Prevention Fund is to assist our department in preventing crime and providing reward funds. The fund also supports National Night Out, Neighborhood Watch Programs, our Chaplain Program, Citizen’s Academy and many other initiatives that provide support for safety awareness to...

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